Posts Tagged ‘research’

I didn’t really understand what love was

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

 

“Sally Britton is sixth generation Texan, received her BA in English from Brigham Young University, and reads voraciously. She started her writing journey at the tender age of fourteen on an electric typewriter, and she’s never looked back.
 
 
Sally lives in Arizona with her husband, four children, and their dog. She loves researching, hiking, and eating too much chocolate.”
“I didn’t really understand what love was. 
I didn’t know what it meant, that I should’ve fought harder for it.”
 
Banished from home by her angry father, Julia Devon travels to Bath to fulfill her role as family spinster by assisting her cousin, Lady Macon, in caring for her dying husband.
 
Nathaniel Hastings’s life runs in a predictable pattern, until a routine visit to one of his ailing patients brings him face to face with Julia, the woman who broke his heart five years before in London.
 
Julia and Nathaniel find themselves unlikely allies as they work together to tend to the family’s needs, fend off Lady Macon’s scheming brother-in-law, and avoid confronting the pain of their shared past. But could this accidental meeting be their second chance at love?”

 

Snippet:
“Father did not approve and never would have. Nathaniel—Doctor Hastings—had dreams of becoming a physician. I could not ask him to wait for me, putting an added burden upon him, and I never
could’ve convinced Father.”
 
“But Julia, if you loved him—”
 
“I didn’t really understand what love was,” Julia said hastily. “I didn’t know what it meant, that I should’ve fought harder for it.”
 

 

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Linda Zajac author of Light in the Cellar of the Sea

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Linda I am glad to know you and your work. I don’t have many nonfiction writers here, so we are all ears. Please be welcome to our blog.

How long have you been writing?  

Ten years.

So  you where born in Connecticut …. where do you live now? 

Connecticut.

We heard you have a magazine article that will be published soon. What is the title? 

Light in the Cellar of the Sea.

How interesting …Tell us more about it.    (more…)

What kind of books to write?

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

That will depend on what do you want to say…
Here is the simple difference between fiction and non-fiction:
1.- Non-fiction:
If you plan to write a book about computers, gardening or teaching, you will NOT want to start with “Once upon a time” Why? No one will take you serious and therefore your book won’t take off.
On the other hand non-fiction books are easier to sell and could make you a best seller if you know how to market the book properly. (more…)

A check list for aspiring authors

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

What should you do when you want to write a book?
• First thing “Keep your day job.” To publish and promote your books takes money and sometime lots of it. Promotion may include travel, business cards, bookmarkers, renting tables at fairs, posters, and free copies for reviews, etc.
Now that that is out of the way, let’s get down to writing. (more…)